1. Regain Control of the Control Panel
The code is HUNKYDORY
2. Arecibo Receiving Me?
3. Diamond Debacle
B is the cheapest diamond once the discount has been applied
4. A Carbon Caper
3. Carbon footprint
4. Carbon copy
5. True or false?
It’s true. It takes 18 hours for 55 Cancri e to orbit its host star
7. Corundum Conundrum
The piece of equipment you need to climb down into Janssen’s glittering diamond mines is a LADDER.
8. Fruit Salad Sudoku
8. Berry Disastrous
4. cloudberry (yes it’s a thing)
6. buffaloberry (that’s a thing too. Honest)
The answer is DESSERT!
9. Hot Stuff
1=C, 2=A, 3=B, 4=H, 5=I, 6=J (can vary depending on source), 7=F, 8=G, 9=E (can vary depending on salt content), 10=D
10. Crossword in Opposite World
11. Word morphs
12. A video of a cat falling into a swimming pool was not sent into space onboard Voyager.
13.The SETI Institute is a real organisation set up to investigate the existence of extra terrestrial life.
15. We Come In Peace
16. Weird Word Search
17. Fun with Lasers
18. Prime Parasites
The killiest killer space maggots are: 2, 7, 11, 13, 97
19. Spoils of Battle
Each of you get 2 Arubian Sasquatch letter openers, 5 Limited edition Carpian switchball cards, 11 Breeek dollars, 41 Gliesish barometers, 1 Cancrian diamond whistle pipe and 56 Chocolate Wagon Wheels – don’t eat them all at once.
20. Message from General Hardnut
Hello team AQUILA,
I am sure you have a lot on your plate, but if you pass a corner shop, could you please pick us up some skimmed milk?
PS: Do you still have the vinegar and washing up liquid I asked you to pack?
21. Currency conundrum
In order of value:
1. 17,000 Indian Rupee
2. 100 British Pounds
3. 200 Cancrian Dollars
4. 10,000 Japanese Yen
5. 2000 Russian Rubles
6. 150 Swedish Krona